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Federal Retirement Fairness Act fact sheet available

Reps. Derek Kilmer (D-WA) and Tom Cole (R-OK) introduced the Federal Retirement Fairness Act (H.R. 4268) in June 2021. This bill would allow certain federal employees to make catch-up retirement contributions for time spent as non-career employees after Dec. 31, 1988, thus making such time creditable service under the Federal Employees Retirement System (FERS).

This legislation would cover letter carriers who were employed as casuals, transitional employees (TEs) or city carrier assistants (CCAs), providing them with greater retirement security.

Read NALC’s fact sheet to learn more about this legislation.

Click here to find out if your representative is cosponsoring H.R. 4268.

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